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Cruise

Venice cruise ship reforms to have limited impact, expert says

It appears the plans of Italy’s transport minister to curb cruising in Venice’s historic city centre have been given a bit of a reality check.

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Venice to reroute cruise ships from Grand Canal following protests

by Christian Fleetwood

Venetians are set to have some relief with the news that Italian authorities are making progress toward rerouting large cruise ships away from the overburdened Guidecca Canal.

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Tourism

Tourists cop hefty fine for making coffee on the steps of Venice’s Rialto bridge

Of all the places to set up your travel cooker, the city’s most famous and historic bridge is probably not the best choice.

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Cruise

Thousands march in Venice to protest cruise ships, following dangerous canal crash

Thousands of protesters have marched in Venice demanding cruise ships be kept out of the city’s lagoon.

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Hotels

Hotel review: Ca’Sagredo, Venice

by Ali Coulton

What better way to cure your post-long weekend blues than to jealously read about our deputy editor’s adventures in Venice?

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Cruise

WATCH: Cruise ship ploughs into wharf and tourist boat, injuring five (including two Aussies)

Like a scene from Speed 2: Cruise Control, a ship has collided with a popular wharf and a tourist vessel, injuring several people and scaring the living daylights out of onlookers.

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Tourism

Tourism Minister slams Venice day-tripper tax

by Ali Coulton

The destination is also set to introduce a new system requiring tourists to “request access” to the city. We’d like to create a similar system for our corner of the office, but our boss said no.

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News

Volcanos, acquisitions, typos and a strengthening AUD: Here’s what you missed over the break

Mount Agung is back at it, Flight Centre is expanding and Venice is introducing a new fee for day trippers. Welcome back folks! Here’s everything you need to know to kick start your year.

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Destinations

Venice canals and lagoons overflow, leaving the city flooded

We tried flooding our office to get out of work, but our boss pulled the plug out of the sink and told us to grow up.

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Tourism

Uniworld Cruise Diary day one: Venice

by John Bastick

Travel Weekly’s roving scribe reports from Italy while we sip cold tea and think warm thoughts from our freezing office in Sydney.

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Destinations

Revealed: foodie tours are now the fastest growing travel experience

Feel like spending your day drooling over foodie travel that’ll put your lunch to shame? Here are TripAdvisor’s top ten food experiences.

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Venice kicks out 20,000 tourists

by Daisy Doctor

Another week, another angry plea from Venetians to have tourists blocked from the city. It’s really not our fault Venice is so magnificent.

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